DDOS Attack

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDOS)


DDOS attack will deny the User to connect with any online services, sites, and application. This is a cyber attack and it's unpredictable. If a user come across any such circumstances, the below ideas, response plan can be helpful.

Mitigation Ideas

The following ideas are listed based on the inputs from SMEs

  1. Having Load balancers in place.

  2. A method to detect DDOS attack while they originate.

  3. Using services like CloudFlare to secure the internet connectivity.

  4. Limit the number of connections (Reasonable counts).

  5. Direct communication with ISP NOCs.

  6. Keeping the Backups servers Off-premises .

  7. Find a good counter-measure software to stop/fight against the attack.

Response Plan

  1. If attack has happened, the servers can be flipped to backups.

  2. Communicate with marketing team depending on the services attacked.

Responder Team

In order to find the solution / to know in details about the risk that has happened, responder team is one to be communicated first.

First Responder Team

Devops Team Point of contact: Haxhi

Second Responder Team

Development Team

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